"Rich Leighton was my daughter's wedding photographer at the beach last October 2009. Not only was a "gem" to work with, but his photographs and ideas were absolutely beautiful! The best ever! He was very reliable, trustworthy, punctual, and just a nice guy to work with. My daughter and son-in-law also thought the world of him and he took some excellent photos, not only of the wedding, but also of the beach, which I had blown up and hung in my home! I highly recommend Rich to anyone!!!! Sincerely, Lynn A. Truesdale firstname.lastname@example.org Feel free to email me with questions and I will be happy to answer =)"
"I hired Rich Leighton to do my wedding photography two weeks before my big day when my prior plans fell through. I was impressed with his nature photography and the examples of his work with beach weddings. I spoke with him twice by phone and together we nailed down exactly what I was looking for artistically. Rich and I met an hour before the ceremony, in a town he had never been to, at a location/venue he had no idea of what to expect, for a sunset wedding and a bride he'd never met. That's a lot to ask from anyone but Rich was awesome! He was on time, he was knowledgeable of his abilities, he was well prepared with his equipment, he was accomodating to our requests and the end results were breath-taking photos of my sunset wedding! The pictures were delivered on time when he promised and the price was more than resonable. Not only would I use Rich again and highly recommend him, he is shooting my daughter's wedding this coming May! She had all the time in the world to pick anyone she wanted for her photographer and she chose Rich without hesitation because of the photos he did for me and how easy he is to work with. The memories of her special day will be in very good hands with him!"
Great Guy, super photos. I'm a Remodeling & Building Contractor with 20+ yrs in business. I have limited time so when I need a photographer I've got to have one who gets it right the first time. Rich nails it every time. And such an easy guy to work with. After he takes your photos, you feel like you want to take him to lunch and keep talking with him. You'll be glad you called Rich.
Talk about talent! Rich is one of the best photographers I have ever worked with for my family photos, personal portraits and corporate photography. His patience, creative ideas and ability to capture awesome shots in a less than perfect setting is amazing. I would recommend Leighton photography for ANY type of photography needs! Thank you Richard
"Rich is my one an only photographer for our final construction projects. He is always on time, quick and reasonably priced. Our pictures look like they belong on a magazine cover every time. Great personality and easy to work with."
Awesome photo restoration! I had two old photos of my great grandfather that I wanted to have restored and framed as a gift for my dad. Rich took the two originals and did some amazing work. He increased the size of the photos, improved the quality dramatically, and maintained the integrity of the original photos, all at an affordable price. Worth every penny.
"Rich wrote an excellent bio for our press package. He's also personable, creative, timely and offers great results. We'd recommend him anytime as a writer and/or photographer."
"I am grateful to both know Rich on both as a great friend and a trustworthy Photography professional. I have known Rich for a number of years, through our friendship I had the privilege to hire Rich as our Photographer for our Engagement photos as well as our Wedding. Through the entire process from start to finish, Rich has always produced high-quality, dependable and professional work. The greatest attribute about RIch is that he is extremely easy to work with and produces top of the line professional results. Our wedding ceremony had close to 100 guests and Rich successfully documented every moment from beginning to end (all the while, keeping us laughing and having a great time). I have seen Wedding photos where there are 3 photographers on staff and there quality of work does not even come close to what Rich can produce on his own. I highly recommend Rich to take care of your Photography needs. He is without a doubt a true Master of his field and a great friend."
"We are a Residential Architecture firm in Tallahassee. Richard has photographed 12 of our projects over the last 3 years. Each time, his photographs bring out the best in our work. His photos have made our website MUCH more successful. He is always on time, on budget and just a pleasure to work with."
"Our 1st family portrait I have to say that Richard made our 1st experience the best ever. He was on time for the shoot. Perfect lighting, very out going, a joy to be around. One thing I have to say is that we will have Richard every year for our family pictures. We really enjoy his work!"
"My husband and I had a simple marriage ceremony at the courthouse, and we hired Richard to take a few portrait shots to mark the occasion. I found Richard through word of mouth, and his work lives up to his reputation! Richard has a wonderful creative eye, and was incredibly easy to work with. I am incredibly happy with the results of our shoot, and the price was very reasonable. I look forward to working with Richard again."
Briana Memrick Hall
"Rich is a pre-eminent photographer of Florida nature and wildlife. His website, floridanaturephotography.com, is incredibly well designed and updated regularly with Rich's fascinating travel blog and his latest images. I have used his images for various educational, illustration and decorative projects."
"Richard took photos at my son's first birthday party. To say that they exceeded my expectations is mild. The work was flawless. He paid such close attention to the details, that I feel that, through his work, I am able to relive all aspects of my son's birthday. He was so wonderful with his interactions with people at the party (there were 45 people there) that several people came up and told me that they really liked my friend Richard. They were surprised to hear that he was the photographer, not a close family friend. He made everyone feel comfortable while still getting the shots he needed. As someone who has been around more than one pushy photographer, that is a unique quality indeed. What I paid for his services was completely unfair. His time and expertise is worth more than I could afford. The photos I received were so amazing, so clear, and so beautiful that people automatically assume that I spend hundreds. I recommend him, not only highly, but with sincere appreciation and respect. He is one of the most wonderful photographers I have ever worked with and I WILL be hiring him again!!!! I invite anyone with questions to contact me directly, and I will be happy to share his beautiful work... Thank you so much Richard!"
"I hired Richard Leighton to photograph my wedding and reception. His work was better than expected and his cost, by far was more competitive than anyone else in the area. I never imagined my wedding photos would look this professional. Richard is an outstanding photographer and a good friend to know."
"I highly recommend Richard at Leighton Photography! Richard recently shot photographs of my son, Jack. As a business owner and consumer, I value reliable service at a reasonable cost and that is something we got with Rich. Rich delivered on every promise and the final product we received exceeded our expectations. In many ways Rich went beyond his "call of duty" to "wow" us as clients. He was a pleasure to work with and I will be using him for all of my future photography needs."
"Rich document a sporting event and produced excellent photos. He captured action shots as well as still photos that showed my product perfectly. Rich will definitely be at our next event."
"We hired Richard to photograph my brother-in-law's wedding. He was on time, professional, helpful, and stayed as long as necessary to get the job done. He was reasonably priced and the pictures came out great. There were hundreds to choose from and we were all very happy with the results. Would definitely recommend."
Rich is a very experienced professional photographer. He was the first person I called when my sister came down to get married on the beach. If you need a great photographer, he should be the first person you call as well !
KUDOS to Leighton Photography for your outstanding work and dedication! I have several pieces of your artwork throughout my home and it is always inspiring. Keep up the great work.
Beautiful pictures Rich!!! I spent a lot of summers growing up on Mashes Sands and love having a small piece of that in my house, wherever the Army says is home at the moment. Thank You for that!! I plan on adding to my mini gallery soon!!!
"Richard is an OUTSTANDING photographer and I highly reccomend him for any and all photography needs. He is dedicated to his profession and goes the extra mile to please his customers. Great Job Richard!!"
"Richard has taken me into the Everglades hip deep in water with a solid eye toward safety and deep knowledge of plants and animals. We went to many other locations based on his extensive experience in Florida nature locations."